How can I downsize an image in Photoshop?

ravi sood November 23, 2011
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How can I downsize the jpg image in Photoshop with the following dimensions:

width 2848 pixels
length 1899 pixels
resolution 480 pixels
RGB 8 bits/channel
file size 1.37 mb


w 100 pixels
l 120 pixels
resolution 72 approximately
greyscale 8 bit/channel
file size in between 15 to 20 kb

  1. Jay
    November 24, 2011 at 3:15 am

    hi Ravi, are you submitting a form online, exam/job application ke liye ?
    you should crop it also.
    you can resize it from image > image size option.
    but you can use other software also for resizing.upload the image here by clicking the image option in he comment jeff or i will resize it.

    • ravi sood
      November 24, 2011 at 5:57 am

      hi jay... ya u r right.  it worked. thanks a lot

      • Jay
        November 24, 2011 at 6:00 am

        you are welcome. and good luck for whatever you are going for :)

        • ravi sood
          November 24, 2011 at 1:46 pm

          actually i did it earlier also but the problem with photoshop is that it never reduces the file size very minutely, (i may be wrong or may not hv good knowledge of photoshop). I resized the image to 21kb and to further reduce it by 1 kb was really tiring and ultimately i have to compromise with the picture quality so that i may be able to upload the photo online. Anyhow, i am really happy to see that people are there to help. my gud wishes

  2. Anonymous
    November 23, 2011 at 9:37 pm
    • ravi sood
      November 24, 2011 at 1:50 pm

      hi, nice and really very detailed article.  thanks a lot

  3. Jeff
    November 23, 2011 at 8:10 pm

    Hi Ravi,

    In Photoshop, open the image and go to Image -> Image Size (shortcut 'ALT + CTRL + I'). Then enter the new dimensions of your image and press "Ok". If you can't figure it out, upload the image to Image Shack, Tiny Pic, Flickr or PhotoBucket and I will perform the resizing. 

    To compress the image, when you press "Save As", in the quality dialog box lower the quality down. You may alternatively use a free service such as Image Optimizer to compress it.

    - Jeff

    • ravi sood
      November 24, 2011 at 5:58 am

      thanks a lot jeff for contributing. it worked. thanks a lot

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